M&I Private Forum Americas heads to Atlanta: full information

M&I Private Americas 2020

Atlanta, USA

When March 22-25, 2020

When Where

MEETING VENUE(S) Chateau Elan Winery & Resort

American buyers meet global suppliers

Looking to forge deep relationships with the well-kept secrets - the unique individual properties and creative boutique hotels that can be hard to find? This is the event for you.

The intimate nature of M&I Private Americas guarantees you will get to know every supplier of interest to you. We have sourced exclusive, one-off properties of character that we believe really stand out in a market often saturated by large brands. Network with industry peers, discover new trends, and find events solutions that resonate with your clients.

110

Buyers

40

Meetings

3

Days

100

suppliers

4,000

total number of meetings

26

AVG. DESTINATIONS AT LAST YEAR'S FORUMS

Atlanta, USA

Easily accessible, walkable, friendly and cultured, Atlanta is a MICE planner's dream. Event options include everything from large conference centres to special venues imbued with the city's rich cultural heritage, and there are plenty of green spaces, galleries and dining options. Through our curated programme of destination discovery activities, you will get to explore Atlanta from your own perspective - while forging relationships with suppliers that could transform your business.


Accommodation Venues

Château Elan Winery & Resort

The only certified conference centre in the USA with a working winery and vineyards, Chateau Elan Winery & Resort is one of a kind. There's no better time to visit this incredible property as it's currently undergoing a $25 million-dollar renovation which includes a complete overhaul of 251 guestrooms and 24 suites, four new food and beverage outlets, the winery, as well as a facelift to the existing pool terrace and spa. The 40,000sqft conference centre can offer 4 ballrooms, 12 conference rooms, a boardroom, and a tiered auditorium with stage and fixed seating. There is also 10,000sqft of outdoor options, including vineyards and a French-style château.

Hosted Buyer Package

Fully hosted package

Fully hosted package

All qualified buyers will be fully hosted by M&I Forums, including airfare, accommodations and planned activities.

An efficient one-stop shop

An efficient one-stop shop

You choose who you want to meet by setting an agenda tailormade to your business needs. This ensures your time is fully optimised.

Stay ahead of the game

Stay ahead of the game

Our Forums are the best way of keeping up-to-date with the latest destination trends and developments. They are suitable for executives at all levels.

See the destination in action

See the destination in action

Through site inspections and social events in our partner properties, you will get the chance to discover some of the world's most relevant Meetings & Incentives venues, hotels and leisure options of the moment.

Network with your peers

Network with your peers

From teambuilding activities to social events, you will have plenty of opportunities to network with suppliers and your peers beyond the meetings floor.

Highly enjoyable format

Highly enjoyable format

Whether you're a seasoned Meetings & Incentives veteran or an account executive in your first agency position, our Forums are highly sociable, accessible and enjoyable. Isn't that why you chose this business?

Event details

Over three days, you'll meet the world's elite buyers during 40 one-to-one pre-scheduled meetings, social dinners and networking activities. Make sure you're part of it.

Event Itinerary

Sunday March 22 2020
Open
 
06:30pm
Optional site visits
07:00pm - 10:00pm
Opening night dinner
Monday March 23, 2020
Open
 
08:15am - 08:30am
Registration and briefing
08:30am - 10:50am
Pre-scheduled meetings
10:50am - 11:10am
Refreshments
11:10am - 01:10pm
Pre-scheduled meetings
01:10pm - 02:00pm
Lunch
02:45pm - 05:30pm
Networking activities
07:00pm - 11:00pm
Networking dinner
Tuesday March 24, 2020
Open
 
08:30am - 10:50am
Pre-scheduled meetings
10:50am - 11:10am
Refreshments
11:10am - 01:30pm
Pre-scheduled meetings
01:30pm - 02:30pm
Lunch
02:30pm - 05:30pm
Leisure time / Educational Programme
07:00pm - 11:00pm
Awards dinner and closing party
Wednesday March 25, 2020
Open
 
08:50am - 10:50am
Pre-scheduled meetings
10:50am - 11:10am
Refreshments
11:10am - 01:30pm
Pre-scheduled meetings
01:30pm - 02:30pm
Lunch
02:35pm+
Departures
 

"I had a wonderful time and met some very valuable suppliers and made new friends that share similar experiences. This was a fantastic opportunity for us to build on and look forward to attending the next event."

Gina Arquette DeMarse meetings & Events - USA Read more

I would like to attend. What do I do next?

To attend Meeting & Incentive Forums as a Meetings & Incentives buyer you need to:

  1. Sign up
  2. After we receive your sign up form we will get in touch with you and send you a registration form
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Do I qualify?

To qualify for attendance at the Americas Forums you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a third party planner, corporate, association or independent meeting planner
  • Organise a minimum of 5 international Meetings & Incentives events per year in The Americas, Europe or worldwide
  • Be responsible for and/or the main influencer for booking venues for your events
  • Ideally have an international events budget in excess of $500k
  • Organise meetings, conferences, incentive travel, product launches, exhibitions or corporate hospitality programmes for a minimum of 30 guests per group